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Washington Startup Unveils Plans For Electric Jet

Northwest News Network | Oct. 5, 2017 8:45 a.m.

On Thursday, Kirkland, Washington-based startup Zunum Aero unveiled the specs for a hybrid electric jet.

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Contract Dispute Grounds Converted 747 As Wildfires Rage Across The West

AP | July 16, 2017 10:14 a.m. | Boise

The company operating one of the largest firefighting tankers in the U.S. says the Forest Service is seeking to keep the plane grounded by limiting the amount of fire suppressant firefighting aircraft can carry.

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Boeing To Move Hundreds Of Seattle Area Jobs To Arizona

AP | June 15, 2017 7:35 a.m. | Seattle

The move is part of Boeing's drive to cut costs, which is largely responsible for the loss of more than 18,300 Boeing jobs in Washington since the most recent employment peak in fall 2012.

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Faster Production Of Jets Pushes Up Boeing's Profits

AP | Oct. 21, 2015 3:21 p.m. | Seattle

Faster production of commercial jets continues to drive profits at the Boeing Co., which saw earnings jump 25 percent in the third quarter. It also raised its earnings outlook for the year.

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First Class Rapids: Boeing Plane Parts End Up In Montana River

OPB | July 7, 2014 10:12 a.m. | Portland

Rafters in Montana are catching an unusual view after three Boeing 737 airplane fuselages fell into the Clark Fork River when a train derailed in Western Montana Thursday.